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Woodstock’s City Council voted unanimously on Tuesday for another set of approvals for Chicago Hubs Realty’s proposed project at the Die Cast site.
Woodstock on Tuesday could take another step toward building out the Die Cast site more than a month after the Plan Commission voiced concern for the current proposed project.
A new marijuana dispensary in Woodstock could open by the end of this year after the City Council approved a special use permit for one in town at its meeting on Tuesday.
Woodstock is close to having its first marijuana business open in town and could see it expand to include a dispensary before the end of the year.
Woodstock's Plan Commission voted 4-1 to recommend against the city moving forward with a proposal for the old Die Cast site in downtown.
Woodstock’s lone incumbent along with two active community members held the lead Wednesday in the City Council race, as unofficial and incomplete results had the group ahead of the pack by more than 200 votes.
Here are updated results throughout Tuesday night on municipal elections in McHenry County
Nearly four dozen of the local races in McHenry County will be competitive on Tuesday, as voters head to the polls to decide who will lead their school boards, municipalities, libraries and parks.
New fees, more business and budget cuts were some of the ideas Woodstock City Council candidates shared for how they would like to see the city’s finances handled.
Many candidates running for Woodstock's City Council want to see the city focus on the Die Cast site, while others pointed to other areas they feel need more attention
Eight of the nine candidates running for Woodstock City Council are expected to attend a forum on Wednesday night at the Woodstock Opera House.
Here are all the candidate questionnaires for Woodstock races.
Question: How would you spur economic development in your community? Answer: Encourage development of affordable housing, using infill of space as close to the central city as possible. Read Joe Starzynski's full election questionnaire here.
Question: What projects or infrastructure would you look to address in your community and how would you do it? Answer: I would support an increase in funding for our police and public works. Read more of Mark Indyke's election questionnaire here.
Question: How would you spur economic development in your community? Answer: Give people a reason to spend. Attract businesses that will be successful and supported in the community. Read Melissa McMahon's full election questionnaire here.